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Romanian Food

Want to find out about traditional Romanian Food? Romanian food is not just meat and potatoes and it’s absolutely delicious, drawing on many influences through history. We were really happily surprised by traditional Romanian foods when we first arrived in Bucharest over 4 years ago. We immediately hunted down as many Romanian dishes as we could, eager, …

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Romanian Tripe Soup, Ciorba de Burta

I rarely cook or eat tripe, but you can’t spend long in Romania without trying traditional Romanian tripe soup, ciorba de burta. Every supermarket and butcher’s shop in Romania has large quantites of wrinkled white tripe for sale, both fresh and frozen. You can tell our Romanian friends really enjoy cow’s stomach and it is …

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Wales Food Tour. Pembrokeshire Street Food

Pembrokeshire street food isn’t in abundance. I found this out the hard way during our month exploring South and West Wales. The continued growth of pizzerias and chain restaurants along with the short supply of good chefs these days has limited the places that now sell decent quality Welsh food made with top notch local …

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Getting to Stansted Airport from London

Stansted airport is 62km north of London near Bishops Stortford. This makes getting to Stansted airport from London harder and more expensive than Heathrow. The 3rd biggest airport in the London area and 4th biggest in the UK, Stansted isn’t in the same league as  Heathrow or Gatwick in the south. A more carbon-neutral and …

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Traditional Full English Breakfast

The traditional Full English Breakfast is an institution in its own right. Served everywhere in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland it should really be called the full British or full UK breakfast, but each country has its own twist on what should be served on the plate. From small “greasy spoon” cafés to London’s top …

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Sri Lanka’s Southern Beaches

Sri Lanka is known for many things, tea production, elephants, great beaches and of course the wonderful welcoming people who call this little island home. We were here to see as much as possible and we certainly saw our fair share of Sri Lanka’s southern beaches. From Hikkaduwa right around to Tangalle, we stayed on …

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